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At Macphie we’re here to help our customers get the most out of their business. We conduct regular research into trends and developments in the food industry and share our findings with customers.

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Barbecue trends for 2018

28th June 2017


Barbecues are booming as the great British public's taste for the grill shows no sign of waning.
We take a look at the hot trends for 2018, from Korean marinades to the surge in seafood.

No more sugar coating

7th March 2017


Following the introduction of a new sugar tax and advice to cut back from several health organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO), consumer attitudes towards sugar and sweeteners are changing.

Meal kit delivery dishing up success

31st January 2017


Meal delivery kits are fast becoming the new on-trend convenience food. Delivering everything you need to prepare fresh, healthy meals, these kits are ticking all the boxes for trends in 2017 covering clean eating, reduced food waste, meal planning and convenient dining.

Gluttonous comfort eating

20th January 2017


While clean eating is set to continue in its popularity this year, foodies predict that when we indulge, we’ll really indulge!

From garden to garnish

9th January 2017


We’ve seen a surge in edible flowers decorating our dishes in restaurants, cafes, delis and bakeries. With an air of sophistication, floral decorations can add a splash of colour to any meal.